AU forces deny retreat from Al-Shabaab in Somalia

Africa Union peacekeepers in Somalia on Friday denied reports they have vacated key towns and locations in southern region following a string of attacks by Al- Shabaab fighters. The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM, Maman Sidikou said no

It’s Insanity to Create More States, Col. Umar Warns


Former Military Governor of Kaduna State, Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar, rtd has tongue-lashed State governors who could not pay salaries of workers in their respective states, accusing them of living a lavish lifestyle that contributed to the economic crunch. In a statement titled, “ Insolvent State” and made available to

The Game shows an interesting photo of his egg plant

Rapper The Game, shared this interesting photo on his page and captioned it with plenty hashtags.He said:"I know it's been 3 weeks since I posted a #FineNiggaFriday but a nigga been grinding this album out..... But since it's 4th of July tomorrow...

Buhari, APC Must Succeed, Says Saraki


Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has reiterated the commitment of the 8th Senate to the success of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration in its efforts to change the situation of things in Nigeria for the better.

Photos from Adanma Ohakim’s Hen Night

Former Imo state Governor Ikedi Ohakim's daughter, Adanma Ohakim is set to have her white wedding today, Saturday July 4 in Abuja. She is getting married to her beau, Dr. Amaha.

To Safeguard Nigerian Economy We Won’t Devalue The Naira – CBN


The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, disclosed that its decision not to undertake a further devaluation of the naira was borne out of the need to safeguard the Nigerian economy from the shocks and negative impact the depreciation will have on the economy. Reacting to an article in the

10 Shocking Nigerian music videos in recent times


Though this song has an amazing Afrobeat feel, it still goes on to unveil some shocking raunchy scenes and suggestive dance styles. The visuals were shot in South Africa and capture Wizkid in the midst of skimpily dressed video vixens.Towards the end of the video,Wizkid cuddles one of the video

Akpabio May Emerge Senate Minority Leader


Strong indications emerged on Friday that a former Akwa Ibom State Governor, Senator Godswill Akpabio, may emerge as the Senate Minority Leader when the upper chamber resumes on July 21.  Akpabio is a first time senator. A senator, who disclosed the development to Punch correspondent in Abuja, said Akpabio started

Rise Against Boko Haram, Buhari Urges Muslims


Against the backdrop of the incessant terrorism attacks in Nigeria and the world over, President Mohammadu Buhari yesterday urged the Muslim community to make a strong statement that would condemn the activities of insurgents. According to the president, speaking with one voice was a sure way of rejecting the attackers

Manila charges crew, owners of sunk ferry with murder

Philippine police have filed murder charges against the owners and crew of a passenger ferry that capsized and left dozens dead, an official said Saturday. The charges were filed late on Friday in the central city of Ormoc over the sinking of the Kim Nirvana vessel, according to regional police

APC Crisis: No Deal Yet


Expectations of a resolution of the crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC over the sharing of National Assembly positions came to an anti-climax yesterday after the National Executive Committee, NEC skipped the issue. Following a scant mention of the rumpus, the NEC passed the buck to the governors

Meek Mill details relationship with Nicki Minaj

Meek Mill says working with his girlfriend, Nicki Minaj hasn’t always been smooth. Photo: Filed Meek Mill says working with girlfriend, Nicki Minaj hasn’t always been a smooth sail as some people would like to think.